Ha Giang Upland - The Journey of Sharing

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 'Live on stone, be buried in stone' is a saying which might describe the lot of the people in the rocky uplands of Ha Giang. Nestled in its picturesque valleys and fields are some of region’s most serene yet colorful towns and villages which have established a simple way of life, toiling with the land to reap a prosperous bounty. You will not only have the unique opportunity to explore the landscape, but become a part of a warm and welcoming community as a part of an interesting home stay – an experience which transcends the conventional holiday and transforms it into a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Ha Giang truly is an ecotourism paradise.

How to get to Ha Giang?

Ha Giang Town is 320km from Hanoi. Ha Giang is on National Highway No.2, 34, 279 linking to Yen Bai, Cao Bang, Lao Cai provinces in turn. Buses are the best option to enjoy the beauty of the roads.

Places can not miss.

Ma Pi Leng Pass: The road is quite difficult but a stop in this pass will have a panoramic overview of the province. Scenery in Ma Pi Leng pass is unique with majestic and wild beauty. Looking to the north and northeast, thousands of gray mountains concatenate to the horizon. Over the Ma Pi Leng, there has a mountain with 2.000 meters height located on the 'Happiness' road connecting Ha Giang, Dong Van and Meo Vac town.

The Hoàng Su Phì terraced fields, recognised as national heritage, is considered one of the most beautiful landscapes in the whole country.

The markets of Ha Giang, such as market Quan Ba, Yen Minh and particularly the Khau Vai love attracts many visitors. The Dong Van market is held every Sunday. On sale are local products made by Mong, Han, Dao, Giay and Tay ethnic people. To reach the market on time they have to leave their homes very early in the morning or even one day earlier. The Khau Vai Love Market is held only on the 26th and 27th of day of the third Lunar month. In there, both single and married people in different ethnic groups can come to find ones’ ideal life-partner and sharing their feeling and understanding to each other.

Lũng Cú flagpole, the northernmost point of Việt Nam, is a must-see tourism destination for not only Vietnamese overseas who come back for a visit but also for many locals across the country

Quan Ba Heaven Gate is located at about 1,500m above sea level , this is the entrance of Dong Van Plateau. The road to Quan Ba Heaven gate is winding, twisty crossing limestone mountains. From the top of the Heaven Gate, you could look down across a large valley of unending terraced fields, displaying a charming beauty like a paradise dimly visible through the clouds.

Dong Van Rock Plateau is situated north of Ha Giang, near the Sino-Vietnamese border, this plateau is covered by karst mountains. Dong Van is an ideal place for trekking and mountain climbing, where grandiose mountains may challenge your spirit for real. In return, breathtaking landscapes, meetings with local ethnic minorities and learn from their life’s stories are nowhere can be found in the world.

Best time to go?

May 10-11 is blossoming Buckwheat flower, you go on about the 3rd week of October to early November is beautiful. About before and after the Lunar New Year is the time respectively of plum and cherry blossom flowers. Around 6-8 months of summer, the sun is always Ha Giang appropriate time to get good pictures of rock plateau, but go in the summer can often see rain. September is the ninth season of upland rice, this is the best time to visit Hoang Su Phi.

Whether you are seeking an adventure in the wild, a cultural excursion, or simply a chance to taste the extraordinary – the trekker in you will rejoice in what Ha Giang has to offer. Guided by the expert team of Vietnam Typical Tours, we will guarantee that your journey is hassle free, customized to your needs, and most importantly, fulfilling and memorable.

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